Murphy declares state of emergency, Rutgers cancels classes
In the thread that followed he listed what precautionary measures are being taken prior to the potential storm.
The New Jersey Department of Transportation is ready to activate more than 207,000 tons of salt and 2,500 plows, spreaders, and loaders, he said. New Jersey State Police have activated the State Emergency Operations Center for round-the-clock operations and to ensure critical situations are constantly monitored.
Other resources like the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities will work to respond to requests for assistance and restore any power outages, Murphy said.
Shortly before 3 p.m. this afternoon, Rutgers University that all University offices and classes will be closed and canceled as of 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2018, and reopen at 5 a.m. Thursday, March 8.
“Due to Wednesday's impending snowstorm, Rutgers University will close all offices and cancel all classes as of 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2018, and reopen at 5 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018. Classes will resume first period at each campus,” according to the tweet.